Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 18 47
Rank change year-on-year -2 +29 -4
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 2.48% 5.71% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 15.00% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Taunton median daily rate £355 £305 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.39% -15.86% +11.54%
10th Percentile £318 £258 £319
90th Percentile £389 £439 £416
Somerset median daily rate £320 £318 £363
% change year-on-year +0.79% -12.41% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate - - -

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 28 40 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 23.14% 38.10% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 83
Taunton median daily rate £375 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.02% +13.38%
10th Percentile £286 £213 £303
90th Percentile £525 £475 £400
Somerset median daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £122.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year -57.14% +186.55% +22.14%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Taunton

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for WPF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) BDD

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared